Greater Accra Region
|• Regional Minister||Henry Quartey|
|• Mayor||Mohammed Adjei Sowah|
|• Total||3,245 km2 (1,253 sq mi)|
|• Rank||Ranked 10th|
|• Rank||Ranked 2nd|
|• Density||1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)|
|• Per capita||$5,150|
|• Per capita||$2,500|
|ISO 3166 code||GH-AA|
|HDI (2021)|| 0.707|
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The Greater Accra Region has the smallest area of Ghana's 16 administrative regions, occupying a total land surface of 3,245 square kilometres. This is 1.4 per cent of the total land area of Ghana. It is the most populated region, with a population of 5,455,692 in 2021, accounting for 17.7 per cent of Ghana's total population.
The Greater Accra region is the most urbanized region in the country with 87.4% of its total population living in urban centres. The capital city of Greater Accra Region is Accra which is at the same time the capital city of Ghana.